Daily Search Forum Recap: October 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm 0 by

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google Images Can Ranked Watermarked Images
    Google's John Mueller was asked if it is bad to watermark your images in terms of SEO. Would Google not rank watermarked images as highly in Google Image search as it would non-watermarked images...
  • Google Search Photos Of Places Nearby
    Google is now letting you search by photos or search photos of places - Google is testing both terminologies - for local results. This was spotted back in August but then Mike Blumenthal spotted it last week and it seems to be available to all for some queries. Yes, I can even...
  • Google: Structured Data From Google's Docs vs Schema.org
    The latest video that John Mueller of Google fielded was from @abhikasaudhan and it was a good one. Sadly, I am not sure John answered the specific question. The question was "if you need to use structured data exactly as specified in the Google developer...
  • Google: Ignore Link Spam Ransom Attempts
    Google's John Mueller is once again telling webmasters that they do not need to respond or lose sleep over ransom link spam attempts. These are when you get an email from someone saying if you don't do X, i.e. pay us, we will spam your site with bad...
  • Purna Virji: US Search Search Personality of the Year Award 2019
    Last week at the US Search Awards Purna Virji was awarded the US Search Search Personality of the Year Award for 2019. The award could not have gone to a nicer, more humble, more caring and giving...
  • Google Psychedelic Hallway
    Google has some interesting hallways at its office. Here is one that is a bit psychedelic. I think it changes colors as you walk through it based on the angle you are looking at it. Why? I guess...
  • Programming Note: Offline For Sukkot
    This is just a quick note that I will be offline for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. All stories, social media posts, etc were all pre-written and scheduled to be posted. I'll be back with...

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Note: This story was pre-written before the Sukkot holiday. I am currently offline for the holiday and unable to respond to comments on this site, social, media or other platforms.


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